Our pets’ lives and deaths… and how each can inform and transform our own lives

By: Osman N. Sanyer, MD We had to put our eleven-year-old family dog to rest this week. Bella, who was apparently well and healthy two weeks prior, had stopped eating and became obviously ill a few days ago. When tests revealed that she was riddled with cancer, the choice to reduce her suffering, while painful, … Continue reading Our pets’ lives and deaths… and how each can inform and transform our own lives

Who Rescued Who?  -Health Benefits of Animal Interaction

By Briana Rueda, MD   Personally, I find there is nothing more soothing after a long day of caring for others than to snuggle on the loveseat and get smothered with unconditional love and kibble-breathed kisses from my terrier.  As it turns out, I am not alone!  In fact, just the other day I had … Continue reading Who Rescued Who?  -Health Benefits of Animal Interaction